Early Childhood PreK-2 - Professional

Westfield State University

24 months
14895 USD/year
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This program provides information and knowledge about young children (ages 2.9 through 8 years) in various school settings. 


The focus of the program is on the issues and concerns about young children, developmental learning models, current research, parent education and the policies of local, state and federal programs affecting the education of young children with and without special needs. This program is recommended for students who seek Professional Licensure in Early Childhood Education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evaluation Techniques in Education
  • Multicultural Theory & Practice: Exceptional Learners
  • Multicultural Theory & Practice: English Language Learners
  • Social Cultural Theories: Foundations of Education
  • Developmental Designs in Early Childhood
  • Issues and Concerns About the Young Child's Needs
  • Diagnosis of and Intervention for Literacy Difficulties: Grades Prek-2
  • The Influence of Play Upon Young Children
  • Storytelling, Literature, and Writing for the Young Child
  • Language and Communication Development and Intervention
  • Research in Education
  • Programming for Infants and Toddlers and Preschoolers with Special Needs

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree with either a major or concentration in a business related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • An undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Three letters of recommendation, including a minimum of one academic reference.
  • A written statement of purpose and intent to complete the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14895 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14895 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  •  $1,050 per credit for resident


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Early Childhood PreK-2 - Professional
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